T&T’s San Juan Jabloteh ended their campaign at this year’s Scotiabank Concacaf Under-13 Champions League with a fourth straight loss from as many matches, 0-2 against Chapulineros de Oaxaca of Mexico in the losers quarterfinals at the Costa Rican Football Federation Sports Complex, in San Jose, Costa Rica on Wednesday.
Commenting on the display of his team, Jabloteh Technical Director, Keith Jeffreys said his team had only itself to blame for the loss after missing five one-one-one chances as well as an open goal with no goalkeeper insight.
Jabloteh, making their fourth straight appearance in the competition was forced to contest the losers plate quarterfinals after ending bottom of their four-team Pool A round-robin series with three defeats.
On Saturday last, Guerreros de Coahuila of Mexico defeated Jabloteh 3-1 with goals from Carlos De La Cruz (28th), Emiliano Campos (30th) and Giovanni Alemon (44th) after the T&T club led through a second-minute strike from Raheem Mohan.
A day later Jabloteh went under to Canada’s Montreal Impact 4-1 with Sorin Ziane having a brace (1’, 30+2’), while Ettiene Godin (40th) and Antoine N’Diaye (53rd) added one each. Mohan again tallied Jabloteh's lone item in the 23rd.
And on Monday in their final Pool A round-robin match, Jabloteh fell by a similar 4-1 margin to pool winners, Santa Ana of El Salvador.
Both Gerardo Contreras (18th & 20th) and Ricardo Villatoro (30th & 39th) bagged braces for Santa Ana after Lindell Sween had given Jabloteh, a seventh-minute advantage.
Last year, Jabloteh was ousted in the main draw quarterfinals by Panama’s Cl Plaza Amada after a 5-0 loss.